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01-27-23, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,022
Posted By Dylansbob

50-something Rotrax Concours I have languishing...

50-something Rotrax Concours I have languishing in the back of my bike room...

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01-27-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Dylansbob

Once that I knew of, got it home and checked...

Once that I knew of, got it home and checked the serial because I typically do. Turns out it was stolen the day before from a hospital in Seattle. The owner was a nice doctor who reimbursed me...
01-18-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 765
Posted By Dylansbob

I've done this a few times, ~20yrs ago with no...

I've done this a few times, ~20yrs ago with no problems even on singletrack. I might not put down the power of another rider, but it works.
01-18-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 982
Posted By Dylansbob

My old commute across the Narrows was probably...

My old commute across the Narrows was probably similar terrain. Before my hip failed, I would keep up with coworkers on the commute on a 39/18. That would require a few seconds spun up to...
01-11-23, 09:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,478
Posted By Dylansbob

When I lived in MS, the only riding I did was 2...

When I lived in MS, the only riding I did was 2 blocks to the gas station for beer or 6 blocks the other direction for cheaper beer when they had it. I got an old Western Flyer cantilever framed...
01-03-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Dylansbob

Best thing to do is pull the old pads and see...

Best thing to do is pull the old pads and see what they look like. Just a guess, but I'd start comparing to Hayes Mx or older Tektro.

Edit: just looked closer at the pic, is that a Formula "F"?
12-24-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,662
Posted By Dylansbob

Nicest paint? This track frame that was...

Nicest paint? This track frame that was apparently painted by Gforse in the 80s.
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12-23-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dylansbob

Thanks. It's got to be something nice, as it...

Thanks. It's got to be something nice, as it has wide dent in the TT where it looks like someone broke a ulock with a jack. The damage was done before the powdercoat (and I'm guessing the canti...
12-21-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dylansbob

SkinGriz og Nitto Moustache. The photo angle...

SkinGriz og Nitto Moustache. The photo angle makes them look funky.
12-20-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dylansbob

My $20 mystery frame from the co-op and $5 DeepVs...

My $20 mystery frame from the co-op and $5 DeepVs from the same. I laced them with 1.8-1.5-1.8 spokes for one of the lightest dv wheelsets you'll find. When I'm feeling up to it, I like to...
12-18-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By Dylansbob

LarrySellerz I had a pretty bad crash a few years...

LarrySellerz I had a pretty bad crash a few years earlier that had apparently, knocked my pelvis pretty far out of alignment. I didn't have the luxury of resting/recovering after that one before...
12-02-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,469
Posted By Dylansbob

Brad L That Bianchi looks to have a Suntour...

Brad L That Bianchi looks to have a Suntour Command group. Very cool.
12-01-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Dylansbob

When I was younger (and oddly living in the Rust...

When I was younger (and oddly living in the Rust Belt), I would buy anything good regardless of rust/condition and I never had anything I couldn't get apart. The only thing that came close was a...
11-19-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By Dylansbob

Yep, missing the bushings which are the hard...

Yep, missing the bushings which are the hard part. I have a couple extra sprung straddle wires in my stash or Odyssey made a Ubrake called the Springhammer that also used a sprung straddle.
11-16-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Dylansbob

110/74 mtb crank. Something basic like an Sakae...

110/74 mtb crank. Something basic like an Sakae Ringo or Sugino VP. Mix-n-match rings.
11-16-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Dylansbob

When i hear the words "Giles Berthoud bike", ...

When i hear the words "Giles Berthoud bike", that's what I envision.
11-15-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dylansbob

Sorry, the winner is clearly the gentleman on...

Sorry, the winner is clearly the gentleman on the left with the rear cantilever brake, regardless of the cost. (Sorry, I hate U-brakes)
11-14-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dylansbob

Just the Raleigh left, any takers at $800 plus...

Just the Raleigh left, any takers at $800 plus ship?
11-13-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm fighting the temptation just for the yellow...

I'm fighting the temptation just for the yellow straps.....
11-11-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,069
Posted By Dylansbob

I had cleaned out almost everything (down to 3...

I had cleaned out almost everything (down to 3 bikes, couple of buckets of parts) about 7yrs ago after hurting myself pretty bad not resting after a crash and being unable to ride. It took a...
11-10-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Dylansbob

IMHO, the best looking of all the 80s Schwinns. ...

IMHO, the best looking of all the 80s Schwinns. This is coming from someone with a black/chrome Circuit and pink/white SSport.
11-08-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,469
Posted By Dylansbob

Looks familiar....

I came so close to buying that. I"m glad someone got it just because it's so weird. :)
11-08-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Dylansbob

I prefer to just buy grails from people who have...

I prefer to just buy grails from people who have no idea....

The $160 Pinarello Montello had been inherited by a nephew, who put new tires on and tried to train for the STP in the early...
11-07-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By Dylansbob

The only downside is availability in certain...

The only downside is availability in certain sizes and how much inflation/transport costs have made the price rise since '`19
11-06-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,915
Posted By Dylansbob

At this point, I'd say you don't have anything...

At this point, I'd say you don't have anything to lose by putting a big crescent wrench on it and start bending it back. I actually saved one about that bad by getting it relatively close with the...
11-03-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm 47, been riding fixed since '99. Ripped my...

I'm 47, been riding fixed since '99. Ripped my left femur head out of it's socket skidding in '16 and been living with a lot of pain ever since. Usually riding any bike helps with the pain, but...
11-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,057
Posted By Dylansbob

1x conversions. Ok, fine. If you've...

1x conversions.


Ok, fine. If you've built up a city bike with a single ring, as long as it's all period correct. I hate seeing 80/90s mtb (or even worse roadbike) with a cheap BOX 1x...
11-03-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,117
Posted By Dylansbob

One of the first bikes I thrift picked 25yrs ago...

One of the first bikes I thrift picked 25yrs ago was a metalic blue SS about like OP. I think mine was a '68, it had the same stem/dropouts/dt bosses/chrome fork. It became my first fixed gear...
11-01-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,915
Posted By Dylansbob

I had a eureka moment when I realized that the...

I had a eureka moment when I realized that the steerer was long enough on an old Cannondale hybrid fork to fit the Rodriguez. One of my first low-trail experiments was using another Cdale hybrid...
11-01-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Dylansbob

Keep cranking until the bolts break. :)

Keep cranking until the bolts break. :)
11-01-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,454
Posted By Dylansbob

Vintage is definately getting devalued. If I...

Vintage is definately getting devalued. If I think my '88 Pinarello Montello is hot ***** and worth $1k, that's what an entry level new road bike costs and entry level ebikes aren't much more. ...
10-28-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Dylansbob

Last call at $30 delivered in the US......

Last call at $30 delivered in the US......
10-28-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Dylansbob

Shimano 105 triple crankset and Octalink BB

I'll probably regret selling these, but hey. If someone wants to give me $80, I'll box them up and send them out in the US. 175mm is too long for me anyways. A little dirty, but should be...
10-28-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Dylansbob

Spesch Avatar 143 gel saddle

I know from a previous life that my butt is too narrow for their 143 saddles, plus I don't ride "s". A little residue stain that I couldn't immediately lift with the usual methods. I'll even throw in...
10-28-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Dylansbob

Speedplay toad pedals

Off a recent purchase, no cleats of course. Chromo spindle. Asking $38 delivered in US via USPS. Payment due via Paypal goods and services.
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10-27-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,469
Posted By Dylansbob

PM'd

PM'd
10-26-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,469
Posted By Dylansbob

I kinda hate myself for buying another bike, but...

I kinda hate myself for buying another bike, but then I found this at my favorite nearby thrift shop. They get most of their product from storage closets, so you never know what they'll get. ...
10-26-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Dylansbob

For trailside derailleur hanger straightenings, ...

For trailside derailleur hanger straightenings, I love the idea of threading in the stub axle on an applicable (Shimano) rear wheel in and using the wheel to align it.
10-24-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm going to guess something tiny embedded in the...

I'm going to guess something tiny embedded in the tire. I have a Grand Bois Hectre the same way. Even zero-ing in on where the flats keep happening, I can not find the wire/thorn/glass that...
10-21-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Dylansbob

I sold 2 sets of Paramount Phone-dials last year...

I sold 2 sets of Paramount Phone-dials last year that would be appropriate and offer world-class performance.
10-20-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By Dylansbob

Maybe for you..:). I walk past where this is...

Maybe for you..:). I walk past where this is stored in my dining room every day.

...
10-20-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Dylansbob

Yes, both pistons move. I don't see any...

Yes, both pistons move. I don't see any leakage signs anywhere.
10-20-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,466
Posted By Dylansbob

I needed that laugh this morning. You almost...

I needed that laugh this morning. You almost got coffee out my nose.
10-19-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,915
Posted By Dylansbob

Air quality was in the 150s, so no riding. I...

Air quality was in the 150s, so no riding. I slipped out to the garage for a few minutes to install some new improvised leather bar tape. Racquet grip. This is the 25mm wide and 1.3mm of...
10-18-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Dylansbob

Mathauser Hydraulic road brakes

Vintage brakes. Unsure of functionality, several nicks in outer wrap of the brake line. Original instructions. I was tempted to put them on a fixed gear where they could actually be "used...
10-18-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Dylansbob

Galli partial group - Black Ano

Drive side only of the crank, 170 - 52/42. Nice rear derailleur with Sunrace pulleys. Brake levers have incorrect and poor fitting DiaCompe hoods and some rash. Calipers have incorrect Shimano...
10-18-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Dylansbob

DIY or do you have access to specialized...

DIY or do you have access to specialized equipment?
10-17-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Dylansbob

Thanks, but I"m going to pass to the next...

Thanks, but I"m going to pass to the next buyer. Great deal though
10-16-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Dylansbob

They only came in one size. I may be...

They only came in one size.

I may be interested. What part of the country are you, wondering what shipping would be to 98404.
10-14-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Dylansbob

Sliders suck if you run a fixed drivetrain...

Sliders suck if you run a fixed drivetrain though, too much flex. I had trouble with a Bombtrack Arise binding up and destroying a couple hubs, although admittedly one had an alloy axle.

I...
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